Division of Student Affairs

University initiative will create culture of civil conversation, interrupt polarization

Four campus partners have collaborated to bring to Grand Valley and the community a yearlong series of programs designed to foster a culture of civil conversation and provide participants with tools to interrupt polarization.

Aug 25, 2022


Convocation speakers welcome students, usher in academic year

Speakers at Convocation, the traditional start to the academic year, welcomed new students to their new home during an evening event August 24 in the Fieldhouse Arena on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 24, 2022


First Orientation Extravaganza attracts more than 200 people

More than 200 people attended the first Orientation Extravaganza August 6, providing new students with a fun setting to learn more about the campus resources that will be available to them.

Aug 9, 2022



GVSU team part of community effort to help military veterans and families with home improvements

They were volunteering as part of Operation United, an effort by Heart of West Michigan United Way.

May 13, 2022



GVSU Winter Class of 2022 recognized at Commencement ceremonies held at Van Andel Arena

Grand Valley's academic leaders congratulated the nearly 3,150 Winter semester graduates who walked in the Commencement ceremonies on April 29-30.

Apr 30, 2022


Two years later: Silver linings found, light at end of pandemic tunnel

This week marks the anniversary in 2020 when most students moved out of their campus living centers, classes were held remotely and only essential staff came to work.

Mar 14, 2022


Campus events celebrate Women's History Month

The March events are coordinated by the Gayle R. Davis Center for Women and Gender Equity.

Mar 2, 2022


Laker Esports Center opens, team competes against Davenport

The Laker Esports Center, located in the lower level of Kirkhof Center, officially opened January 18 when the club team competed against Davenport University.

Jan 18, 2022